Archive for May, 2017

Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital Launches INMED Courses

Friday, May 26th, 2017 |

  Healthcare for refugees, victims of disaster and the ultra-poor presents unique challenges and requires special skill. INMED’s mission is to provide healthcare personnel with such skill, and our International Medicine & International Public Health Hybrid Courses are premiere resources.   INMED Courses are coming again to Mass General Hospital Center for Global Health. Known especially […]

INMED Faculty Serving Mosul, Iraq

Friday, May 19th, 2017 |

Dr. Bob for five years mentored fortunate INMED learners at his island clinic in Lake Victoria, Tanzania.  Impressive! But today he writes from a M*A*S*H style field hospital on the outskirts of Mosul – stronghold of ISIS and scene of our world’s bloodiest battles over its liberation.   Caution. This is a graphic description… Dr. […]

INMED Award Recipient Returns Toward Mosul

Friday, May 12th, 2017 |

  Lawand Talal is journeying back into harm’s way. Today the 2017 INMED Compassionate Service to Humanity Award Recipient is departing his post at the University of Missouri and traveling back into our world’s bloodiest conflict: the battle to liberate the city of Mosul from ISIS.   Q: What will be your role back in […]

Sustainable Development Goals – Too Many Good Ideas?

Friday, May 5th, 2017 |

  Over recent decades our world has hosted some remarkable cooperative efforts at increasing the well-being of human kind. The Health for All movement began in 1970s and 80s, emphasized primary healthcare: the provision of essentially health services like nutrition, housing, sanitation and vaccinations. Health for All quite notably emphasized local community responsibility for their […]